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Quote of the Day

“Montana has only one representative, so it’s important that we get it right.” ~GOV. STEVE BULLOCK, who is backing the Democratic candidate in a special election to fill the state’s only congressional seat. Source: Quotation of the Day: Billionaire in Montana, Using Trump’s Playbook – The New York Times

Jazz great Buddy DeFranco dies at age 91

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco — who collaborated with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and other top singers and musicians of his era — has died at the age of 91, his family said Friday. DeFranco’s family told The Associated Press that the famed musician died …

Robert Reich: The Shameful Attack on Public Employees

In 1968, 1,300 sanitation workers in Memphis went on strike. The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. came to support them. That was where he lost his life. Eventually Memphis heard the grievances of its sanitation workers. And in subsequent years millions of public employees across the nation have benefited from …